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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 02:57 PM
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Posted By GrahamD
Honda NC700, NC750 are single throttle body,...

Honda NC700, NC750 are single throttle body, 270degree twins.

http://suzanecarvalho.blogosfera.uol.com.br/files/2012/07/suzane_lancamento_honda_nc700x_motor.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
:deal

:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2015, 03:13 AM
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Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
So wait a minute then... Before LWR he was...

So wait a minute then...

Before LWR he was grabbing some Teneres in OZ, and while planning for LWR he wanted KTM's, then LWD he is looking for MG's

Sounds like he keeps dropping hints for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Yes, I know you can make things really light if...

Yes, I know you can make things really light if you want but there are trade offs..

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n41/babbando/IMGP4909.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
It was in response to the weight. Last time I...

It was in response to the weight. Last time I looked Ali beat steel weight to strength and Titanium, will beat Ali, and Carbon fibre....Never mind, It's sort of like the oil thread of frames...:deal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
The S10 has an Ali subframe and it takes plenty...

The S10 has an Ali subframe and it takes plenty of load. Doesn't have to be steel.

http://dafoole.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Super-Tenere/Motorcycles/i-hBb7NQZ/0/X2/IMG1462-X2.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 10:47 PM
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Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
ftfy.

ftfy.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 08:54 PM
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Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Well maybe the girls and boys were doing some...

Well maybe the girls and boys were doing some searches...

Apparently there is more around than just a hot Africa Twin motorbike...
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Your turn... ...

Your turn...

https://www.google.com.au/trends/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Lets see..... ...

Lets see.....

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc268/SHIIIIIIIT/CRF_Search_zpsaebsngc2.jpg

Until Honda does a Long WAY up down around or whatever, I don't think you will see many wannabe's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
That's typically what the Europeans do in Oz at...

That's typically what the Europeans do in Oz at least. They get a cheaper price and better advertised weight.

It's not until you go in and ask for everything to be added up that you come out a bit...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
The more I look at it the more little details I...

The more I look at it the more little details I think I'm seeing.

Like the S10 it seems mud will not be clogging the radiator(s), or rocks thrown at them.

The front guard also seems to be made...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 08:55 PM
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Views: 2,246,781
Posted By GrahamD
I rate that as a success.! :freaky :clap

I rate that as a success.! :freaky :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 08:42 PM
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Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Looks like a more stable geometry to me too....

Looks like a more stable geometry to me too. Looks pretty identical to the old one actually.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
I think I know what they probably used as a...

I think I know what they probably used as a benchmark. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Riding around on pink and purple bikes wearing ...

Riding around on pink and purple bikes wearing gold hammer pants. :eek1 Yep You sure are. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 08:51 PM
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Views: 56,231
Posted By GrahamD
WOW. That's a lot of mods you've done to that...

WOW. That's a lot of mods you've done to that bike...:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 03:23 PM
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Views: 139,432
Posted By GrahamD
Makes sense to me. 660 - 900 -1200 would make...

Makes sense to me. 660 - 900 -1200 would make more sense, they do have a 900cc twin due for an update and they have have a good 700.

And they already have most of the aesthetic design and add...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
It probably is, but Honda probably also knows...

It probably is, but Honda probably also knows that no matter how many times YAMAHA told journo's that the rubber compresses and so no need to remove it, most of them didn't seem to get it. Most of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
That must be from a thread I never visit. :lol3...

That must be from a thread I never visit. :lol3 :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 07:42 PM
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Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
We know, You must spend too much time being...

We know, You must spend too much time being productive or something. ..:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 117,425
Posted By GrahamD
Some say that it sucks the moisture from...

Some say that it sucks the moisture from ducks,...Some say that it could cut a mans hair... Some say it could gulb diesel in a pinch and run on pure ethanol...Some say it will run on Dino oil for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
Obviously just a Super Ten ripp off ..:lol3

Obviously just a Super Ten ripp off ..:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
Hey, it means hopefully NZ and OZ get it ready...

Hey, it means hopefully NZ and OZ get it ready for the "riding season" not ready to sit in the shed. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:30 AM
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Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
1000cc parallel-twin Serious off-road ability ...

1000cc parallel-twin
Serious off-road ability
Optional Dual Clutch Transmission
Spoked wheels
In dealers in Autumn 2015
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
The Honda Ninjas are close. Those sound...

The Honda Ninjas are close.

Those sound effects definitely have a 270 degree vibe about them. :deal

I didn't know rotary diesels could do that kind of firing order. Pure genius. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28,075
Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
Fugged if I know. It's just old skool process of...

Fugged if I know. It's just old skool process of elimination. When did that become so unfashionable. :dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28,075
Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
I much prefer popping into a chemist and asking...

I much prefer popping into a chemist and asking for very large syringes. The looks you get are great. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,058
Posted By GrahamD
Now it's starting to sound like fuel delivery...

Now it's starting to sound like fuel delivery issues OR really bad plugs. You haven't crimped the fuel line have you?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,058
Posted By GrahamD
:hmmmmm Something loose maybe? Like a plug or...

:hmmmmm Something loose maybe? Like a plug or relay connection?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By GrahamD
Since the motor itself is good at low speed, then...

Since the motor itself is good at low speed, then you don't really need much slip and you won't be generating much heat in the process. I really don't see much of a problem. Keep the oil fresh and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 28,075
Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
I causes a problem with Juds bike. Not everyone...

I causes a problem with Juds bike. Not everyone has this problem so It's probably not a "design fault" It's probably a tolerance issue from something.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
At least being a Honda you can be pretty sure the...

At least being a Honda you can be pretty sure the Nuke won't accidentally detonate. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 02:26 AM
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Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
Hope it serves you well. :freaky

Hope it serves you well. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
Sounds just like an Aussie or Kiwi get together...

Sounds just like an Aussie or Kiwi get together but only after we know everyone's OK :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,885
Posted By GrahamD
Sorry but, I think that's a marketing wank that...

Sorry but, I think that's a marketing wank that people have taken up. It means as much as lifestyle choice. There are 4 big Japanese manufacturers and they make so many different types of bikes in so...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,369
Posted By GrahamD
Honda engineers have been watching this thread...

Honda engineers have been watching this thread closely. They have the 376th prototype ready to go...

They respectfully ask that you make up your fliggen minds.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 28,075
Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
PM Desert Dave. He owns both. Despite what his...

PM Desert Dave. He owns both. Despite what his Avatar looks like he is a sensible kind of guy. He also does lot's of photography so you can talk to him about cameras as well. :deal

And if you are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28,075
Views: 5,618,909
Posted By GrahamD
Hi jaumev, long time. Looks like Everything is...

Hi jaumev, long time. Looks like Everything is going very well. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By GrahamD
You shuffle gears a lot. :dunno

You shuffle gears a lot. :dunno
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